'By the time the ground dries up, considering that the homes are still submerged, winter will be here. By the end of October, it is going to be very, very cold. By the end of November, it will be freezing, and it would have snowed by mid December. So before the ground can dry up, there will be snow.' 'The anger has not receded with the water. It persists. The floods have completely finished whatever 5 per cent chance Omar Abdullah had left with the public... He is seen as someone who is highly ... Rediff.com, 8 hours ago
'When incidents of stone pelting at the aircraft occurred, the boys were careful that they continued with the rescue because finally we had to save lives.' A senior Indian Air Force officer, who is a veteran of flood rescue ops in Uttarakhand, Bihar, Gujarat and the Mumbai deluge, tells Archana Masih/Rediff.com about the rescue operations in Kashmir, one of the first such efforts in a densely populated and urban area. Image: Flood victims board an Indian Air Force helicopter after being ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
The languid Kerala Backwaters. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Kish/Creative Commons Kerala, the state with the dubious reputation for the highest alcohol drinking rate in India, is on its way to cutting its guzzlers to size. All bars attached to hotels below the five-star category will be closed by September 12, and plans are afoot to drastically reducing alcohol consumption. Kerala Congress President V M Sudheeran, at the head of the anti-liquor campaign, tells Archana Masih/Rediff.com why God's ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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